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PREVIEW: First gay Spider-Hero Web-Weaver debuts in EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE #5

Plus Marvel teases mysterious new character named Syllie Spider,

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New Spider Heroes are being introduced in the Edge of Spider-Verse miniseries including the new Spider-UK, Night-Spider, and many more. Ahead of FOC for retailers on Monday, September 5 Marvel offered a first look at the characters in Edge of Spider-Verse #5, the final issue in the miniseries, including Web-Weaver and Hunter-Spider.

Official press release below:

Right now, fans are witnessing a revolution of the Spider-Man mythos in EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE! Each jam-packed issue contains thrilling stories by all-star creators that introduces breakout new Spider-Heroes like Spider-Rex, the new Spider-UK, and Sun-Spider and redefines fan-favorite heroes like Araña, Spider-Man Noir, and Spider-Ham. Arriving on October 5, EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE #5, the final issue of limited series will debut three extraordinary new heroes, each one swinging onto the scene to take readers headfirst into a brand new era of Spider-Verse storytelling!

And here’s the description of everything you can expect from Edge of Spider-Verse #5, which will be available on October 5th:

  • Web-Weaver, a not-so-mild mannered fashion designer at Van Dyne gets spider-powers and shows us a very different kind of Spider-Slayer in a story by Steve Foxe and Kei Zama. See him strut the runway in front of his fellow Spiders in a variant cover by Kris Anka, the amazing artist behind Web-Weaver’s fabulous design!
  • Imagine a world where Sergei Kravinoff got Spider-Powers. Meet Hunter-Spider, the most hardcore Spider yet, in a riveting tale by Dan Slott, J. M. DeMatteis, and Bob McLeod! Check out his fearsome design by superstar artist Mark Bagley in a special variant cover!
  • Phil Lord, the filmmaker behind the Spider-Verse movies, teams up with artist David Lopez to create a new Spider that you have to see to believe… Fans will have to wait until the issue goes on sale to meet Syllie Spider, a one-of-a-kind new Marvel character who will also get the spotlight on a classified SPOILER VARIANT COVER by Lopez!

Though not mentioned in the official press release, it was previously revealed that Web-Weaver is the first gay alternate universe Spider-Hero.

Check out all the covers for Edge of Spider-Verse #5 plus a first look at interior artwork

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